Dec 10, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Services, B.S.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the Bachelor of Science in Human Services at the main campus.

The Human Services program at the Mount provides a state-of-the-art educational experience for students interested in the human helping professions. This degree completion program is designed for adult learners who desire to work in community organizations and agencies that assist individuals, families, and communities in solving problems and reaching their full potential. Drawing upon several academic traditions-sociology, psychology, education, and business-this program combines cutting edge theory, research findings, and practical experience to give students the knowledge and skills they need to work in fields that include mental health, youth/family, aging, addictions, and administration of social service programs.

Student Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing the B.S. in Human Services program at the main campus, graduates will:

  • be able to identify, differentiate, and critically evaluate the various biopsychosocial factors that influence human behavior;
  • possess and employ appropriate interpersonal skills needed to work effectively with people seeking assistance in a human service context;
  • be able to formulate, evaluate, and execute ethical decision making in a human service context; and
  • understand the importance of and be committed to the practice of self-care so that they are healthy and well-adjusted human services professionals.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Electives


31 to 39 Credits

Notes


Addtional elective courses may also count toward the Human Services major or minor; consult with the program’s director.

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Human Services, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0 and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

SOC 100 Foundations of Sociology (3)  

CJUST/HS/SOC XXX Elective in Criminal Justice, Human Services or Sociology (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

World Languages II (3)

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

HS 200 Introduction to Human Services (3)  

Elective (3)

15 credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

PSYCH 100 Foundations of Psychology (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  

SOC 307 Social Inequality (3)  

15 credits

Spring Semester

THEOL 220 Belief in Today’s World (3)  

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

CJUST/HS/SOC XXX Elective in Criminal Justice, Human Services or Sociology (3)

Elective (3)

SOC 202 Introduction to Conflict Resolution (3)   or PSYCH 301 Principles of Psychotherapy (3)  

15 credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

XXMO Modernity in Lit./Art/Music/Theatre (3)

GNSCI 1XX Laboratory Sciences (4)

CJUST/HS/SOC XXX Elective in Criminal Justice, Human Services or Sociology (3)

Elective (3)

16 credits

Spring Semester

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics & The Human Good (3)

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

Elective (3)

HS 300 Practicum I (3)  

EDUC 208 Learning Theory and Human Development (4)  

16 credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

CJUST/HS/SOC XXX Elective in Criminal Justice, Human Services or Sociology (3)

HS 400 Practicum II (3)  

 BUS 334 Introduction to Non-Profit Management (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

SOC 498 Senior Seminar (3)   or HS 410 Capstone Seminar (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

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